Priya K + Follow 02 Feb 2017
The baby is about 7 inches long and weighs about 10.5 ounces. It is about the size of a banana. The baby is doing more work to build its digestive system. It is swallowing more of the amniotic fluid.
Priya K + Follow 02 Feb 2017
Measuring above 6 inches and weighing about 8 ounces, the baby is about the size of a mango. The baby’s brain is becoming more cognizant. It is developing the areas of brain that perceive smell, taste, hearing, vision and touch.
Priya K + Follow 29 Jan 2017
The baby has grown up to 5 inches and weighs around 5 pounds. ‘Quickening’ is a term you should understand now. The constant flip flop and fluttering that the baby does is called quickening.
Priya K + Follow 28 Jan 2017
Your baby now measures above 5.5 inches and weighs about 7 ounces. The baby starts producing a protective covering along the nerves called myelin sheath. It continues to do that till it finally reaches your arms. The baby takes the big leap to become a unique individual, in this week.
Priya K + Follow 26 Jan 2017
About 4.5 inches long and 5 ounces heavy, the baby is about the size of an avocado. The skin is thickening and starts developing a pink tint. The tiny feet that would soon be unstoppable are learning how to kick around. So don’t be surprised if you feel a knock from the inside.
Priya K + Follow 21 Jan 2017
The baby has shown a marked development. The eyes and ears are moving towards their final resting place, making it more human like. The heart is in full swing, pumping 25 quarts of blood everyday. The baby’s external genitals become distinguishable.
Priya K + Follow 18 Jan 2017
The baby has been on a roll, growing miraculously and speedily, with every passing week. By this week, the sex organs become fully visible. For the first time, you can sense the life within you with the help of an external Doppler. The endearing heartbeat of your baby can be clearly heard.
Priya K + Follow 17 Jan 2017
The baby has grown by an inch now. It measures 3.5 inches and weighs 1.5 ounces. The arms still have to catch up with the length of the legs. The yolk sac that had been providing nourishment has disappeared. The baby receives nutrition directly from the placenta.
Priya K + Follow 16 Jan 2017
A little over 2 inches and about half an ounce heavy, the baby is about the size of a plum. Just like every child reacts to poking, your unborn too would react when you try to feel it. It is going to be the first exchange and encounter of tender love.
Priya K + Follow 14 Jan 2017
Your baby is a little over 1.5 inches long. The baby is on the verge of being completely formed. The diaphragm is under construction and the baby is soon going to learn how it feels to get hiccups when the mother-to-be misses him. The child is moving around in your belly whirling and twirling like a zealous dancer.